Nickel Alloys

Case Studies

Our wide range of alloys is used in a variety of applications throughout the engineering industry. Within our range we stock proprietary alloys – available only from Columbia Metals – which are widely specified in safety-critical and high performance applications demanding exceptional mechanical properties.

Our product mix is complemented with outstanding levels of customer service and technical support. This combination has led to hundreds of precision engineering companies relying on Columbia Metals as a valued and trusted supplier.

In this section, explore some recent applications of our products and understand why engineering companies choose to partner with Columbia Metals.


Wooden yacht keel bolts

Andrew Edmonds, the proprietor of Compass Marine Yacht Surveys, was tasked with the almost complete rebuild of a 35m long wooden motor yacht dating back to 1942. When Andrew first surveyed the vessel he recommended that all the keel bolts be replaced as many were no longer visible or were very weak. For this application, Andrew …

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Alloy 718

High strength nickel superalloy

Swedish manufacturer Tractive AB approached Columbia Metals when searching for a material to replace the need for a protective coating on a critical steel component that was under frequent stress. Using the technical advice and expertise provided by Columbia Metals, allied with the support and responsiveness of the export sales team, a solution was quickly …

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